Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury records

The Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury was the body responsible for awarding the military order of the Cross of Symon Petliura to all eligable veterans of the Ukrainian War of Independence. This collection principally contains submitted application forms containing biographical information and military service histories of individual applicants who wished to obtain the Cross.

Summary Information

Creator Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury
Title Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury records
ID g.35
Dates 1942-1949
Quantity 0.25 Linear Feet, 1 box
Languages Ukrainian
Repository Ukrainian History and Education Center Archives

Biographical / Historical

The Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury (Головна Рада Хреста Симона Петлюри, Supreme Council of the Cross of Symon Petliura) was the body responsible for awarding the military order of the Cross of Symon Petliura. This military decoration was established in 1932 by the high command of the Army of the Ukrainian People's Republic in exile, and all veterans of the Ukrainian War of Independence were eligible.

Scope and Contents

This collection principally contains application forms submitted by individuals who believed they were eligible to obtain the military order of the Cross of Symon Petliura. These applications include biographical information, what units and military actions the applicant participated in, and often include supporting documentation. Applicants include both soldiers as well as women who served as nurses or in other non-combat roles. In addition, there are meeting minutes, award certificates (some incompletely filled out), financial records, and blank forms (including US Military Government of Germany forms).

Зміст фонду

Цей фонд в основному містить заявки, подані особами, які вважали, що вони заслужили ордена Хреста Симона Петлюри. На них біографічні відомості, списки військових частин в яких дана особа служила, призвіща командирів, та додаткова документація. Між заявники не тільки солдати, але і жінки, які служили як медсестери або в інших небойових ролях. Також є протоколи засідань, нагородні сертифікати (деякі не повністю заповнені), та фінансові звіти.

Arrangement

Arranged in four series as follows:

  1. General records
  2. Minutes folders
  3. Notes, financial records, and blank forms
  4. Receipt books

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form: Identification of item, date (if known); Holovna Rada Khresta Symona Petliury records; box number; folder number; Ukrainian History and Education Center Archives, Somerset, New Jersey.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for researcher use. Please contact the archivist (archives@ukrhec.org) for more information and to make arrangements.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Custodial History

Found in collections. Custodial history unknown.

Processing Information

Series structure was imposed by the processing archivist.

Controlled Access Headings

Organizations

  • Ukraïnsʹka Narodna Respublika. Armii͡a

Subjects

  • Armed Forces--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.

Container List

Series 1.  General records, 1942-1945.

Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, certificates, completed applications, and autobiographies.

  • box 1 folder 1
Series 2.  Minutes folders, 1946-1949.  
1946-1947.

Scope and Contents

Contains submitted applications along with decisions to accept or reject. Includes folders numbered 71 and 76-80.

  • box 1 folder 2
1949.

Scope and Contents

Contains submitted applications along with decisions to accept or reject. Includes folders numbered 87 and 88.

  • box 1 folder 3
Series 3.  Notes, financial records, and blank forms, 1947-1949.
  • box 1 folder 4
Series 4.  Receipt books, 1947-1949.
  • box 1 folder 5